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Robin Dickson: Meeting Challenges With Training and Technology

Those who live and work in San Francisco’s luxurious East Bay understand that when a home goes on the market in the area, it doesn’t last very long, and the price is usually high. Robin Dickson, executive vice president of...

Great Living on the Great Barrier Reef

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Retirees Turning to Custom Homes to Get the Right Space Luxury Homes: How to Tell If You’re Getting a Fair Price $1...

Build a Better Listing Presentation Package With RPR®

NAR PULSE—Sellers want to know if your agents’ presentations are based on their keen sense of the market, their expertise in determining value, and their ability to bring a deal to close in the shortest time possible and at the...

Home Prices Mount at Slower Pace

Home price growth continues to mount, though at a slower pace, up 5.5 percent year-over-year in April, down from a 5.6 percent gain in March, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home...

Fostering an Entrepreneurial Spirit

In the following interview, Jill Daniels and Abbie Holland, broker/owners of Realty ONE Group, Experience, in Conroe, Texas discuss what sets their company apart. Region served: Montgomery and Harris Counties Years in business: Jill: 3; Abbie: 10 Number of offices:...

Co-Marketing Under RESPA Section 8

When two or more settlement service providers co-market their businesses through advertisements such as printed flyers, online banners or real estate portal web pages, the advertising efforts may be subject to analysis under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA)....

A Tip of the Cap (and Gown) to REALTOR® University

Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” It’s a point that hit home when I proudly watched the latest graduates of REALTOR® University cross the stage last month to receive their diplomas. This accomplished group...

5 Root Causes for U.S.’s Depressed Homeownership Rate: New Study

Despite steadily improving local job markets and historically low mortgage rates, the U.S. homeownership rate is stuck near a 50-year low because of a perverse mix of affordability challenges, student loan debt, tight credit conditions and housing supply shortages. That’s...

Millennials: The Grand Enigma

Millennials are an enigma constantly challenging the behaviors of previous generations. Currently the largest population sector—overtaking baby boomers in 2016, according to U.S. Census Bureau population estimates—millennials’ role in the workforce is imperative, and understanding what these young Americans seek...

Analysis: Monthly Housing Costs in Metros Move Deeper Into Unaffordable Territory

Home values in housing markets the nation over continue to heighten—but while homeowners are cheering the gain in equity, some homebuyers’ hopes, especially in large locations, are being hosed down. “Homes have gotten so expensive in many major cities that...
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